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Six-Word Memoir Summertime Story Slam

On Monday July 25th, Smith Magazine will sponsor the summer edition of the Six-Word Memoir Slam. The theme for this event will be: “I’m Only Popular at Summer Camp: Six-Word Memoirs on Camp, Summer Stock, and the Family Vacation.”

Share your six-word memoir at this link for a chance to be part of the literary lineup at the reading. The slam will include author Ann Leary, actress Susan Blackwell, writer Joe Iconis, novelist Deborah Copaken Kogan, NYMag.com editor Josh Wolk, comedian Gerald Hayes, teen scribe Ava Crawford.

Here’s more about the memoir slam: “The night starts at 6 p.m. with a Happy Hour at the 92YTribeca’s amazing bar, where you can meet other six-lovers over drink specials. At 7pm, the show begins: six performers, six minutes each to tell their story. The evening ends with an audience participation Six-World Slam: you’re invited to share your own six words on this hot, fun, miraculous and messy thing called summer.”

 

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